"A good friend knows all of your best stories. A sister has lived them with you" - Anonymous
A friend is someone you can rely on;
A friend is someone who you can trust;
A friend is someone who you can share your true feelings with;
A friend will do her best to lift your spirits when you are down;
A friend is someone who will be honest with you;
A friend cares for your well-being over any issues that may arise between you two;
A friend inspires us to expand on our ideas;
A friend is someone who we can be ourselves with.
Friendships can enrich your life in many ways. Good friends teach you about yourself and challenge you to be better. They encourage you to keep going when times get tough and celebrate your successes with you. Good friends encourage healthy behaviors, provide emotional support, and build confidence in ourselves.
Friendship is the most important reason many join the Vanity Club. The friends you make within the Vanity Club are deep and meaningful. They encourage healthy behaviors, provide emotional support and help you build confidence in yourself. We shine the greatest when we are in the light of loving and supportive friends.
Personal Testimony from Members
The Vanity Club has enabled me to meet other trans people. Some have become close friends.
- Jamie R.
(California, United States)
After meeting Vanity Club members at my first transgender conference, I described it to my spouse as a first-time meeting with life-long friends.
- Ana G.
(Guatemala City, Guatemala)
It all started with my Big Sister. She has helped me through many hurdles in life. Since becoming a member I can't begin to tell you how many friendships I've made around the world. I can go to just about any state and have a sister show me her area.
- DeeDee A.
The Vanity Club has provided me an incredibly diverse group of friends and I am thankful for that.
- Kristy S.
(Pennsylvania, United States)
Someone said "There are friends and there is family and there are friends who become family." The Club has given me the family I never had.
- Nora S.