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  • “Hank, 76, and Samm, 67, North Little Rock, AR,” a portrait by Jess T. Dugan, is part of George Eastman Museum’s current exhibit, “To Survive on This Shore: Photographs and Interviews with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Older Adults.”

There are some stubbornly-held and often-loud beliefs out there that transgender people are a new phenomenon, as though they materialized as part of a 21st-century youth-led conspiracy to destroy the desperately-clung-to gender binary.

It’s simply

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“Baba Wain: A Musical Take note in the Vital of Beauty with E. W. Wainwright,” a 30-moment exclusive about the beloved Oakland jazz drummer and teacher, airs a 8 p.m. Friday on KRCB-Television, Channel 22, Cotati-Rohnert Park.

The movie, manufactured by Emmy Award winner Rick Bacigalupi, follows the musician, identified as “Baba Wain” to his learners, through a day of music instruction and counseling at the elementary school wherever he also directs the drum team.

In the documentary, Wainwright also shares his memories of the early days of the civil legal rights motion.

Wainwright’s initially significant tour was as a

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