Mya Byrne is a published poet, actor, award-winning songwriter, and activist. Featured on official Spotify playlists, terrestrial radio, SingOut!, Advocate, New York Magazine, MSNBC, and NPR, other highlights include lecturing at colleges and performing at many folk festivals, Berkeley Rep, Z Space, San Francisco Trans March, and Folsom Street Fair, and opening for many of her heroes, including Levon Helm.
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With roots in folk music, Pruitt attributes growing up in the south of the United States as a key influence on her songwriting, both stylistically and thematically. Her music often deals with complex coming-of-age issues such as mental health, navigating toxic relationships, and questioning religious faith. She describes the tension between coming out as a lesbian and growing up in a conservative household while attending Catholic school as the catalyst for using her music as a platform to speak openly and honestly about issues faced by LGBTQ youth. She has said in interviews that she hopes her music makes young people struggling with their sexuality feel less alone. - Wikipedia