Zyra Lee Vanity is an international award-winning burlesque artist and a sexual rights advocate from Toronto, Ontario. She has performed and competed all over North America at various events and burlesque festivals.

Zyra has also spoken at a variety of large expos and conferences on topics relating to sexual arts and performance, body positivity, sexualized labour, race, queerness and sex positivity. In 2014 she spoke at The Feminist Porn Conference in Toronto, Ontario, The AVN Adult Entertainment Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada, Playground Conference in Toronto, Ontario and Herotica Conference in St. Catherines, Ontario. Zyra currently holds a BA degree in Sexuality Studies and hosts bi-monthly workshops relating to sexuality and race in her home city of Toronto.