Laura Muelas de Ayala

LAURA MUELAS DE AYALA (Murcia, 1984). She is Higher Technician in Audiovisual Performing, Graduated in Social and Cultural Anthropology from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and Master in Feminist and Gender Studies from the UPV / EHU.

She is currently undertaking her PhD in the Doctorate of Feminist and Gender Studies at the University of the Basque Country (UPV / EHU), in which she presents an analysis of the feminist practices around pleasure, that is, the meanings, discourses and the way in which pleasure configurates within feminist practice and theory, research that starts from her master’s degree work.

She has participated in research projects on sexual diversity and coexistence in educational centers. From 2012 to 2017, she has been a co-organizer of the Film and Sexuality Congress of the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, and has participated in the production of some ethnographic documentaries on sexual diversity with young people, teenagers and teachers.

At present she is a researcher hired in the Feminist Anthropology Research Group (AFIT) of the UPV / EHU, and part of the coordination team of the Feministaldia feminist culture festival, in Donostia, as well as a militant of the feminist movement of Euskal Herria. She also workes at Eihera Kooperatiba, in the design and implementation of feminist and LGTBI transformation processes.