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 and is part of the AFIT-Feminist Anthropology Research Group. Since 2012, 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.

Publications:

•Muelas de Ayala, Laura (2016) “Begirada bat jaiei antropologia feministatik: plazera sormen-prozesu eta espazio politiko gisa”, Miren Guilló Arakistain (Coord.) Festak, genero-harremanak eta feminismoa. Begirada teoriko eta antropologikoak, praktika sortzaileak eta plazerarn kudeaketa kolektiboak, UEU. Pp. 55-70.

•Muelas de Ayala, Laura (2015) El placer como proceso creativo en la transformación feminista, Trabajo de Fin de Máster, UPV/EHU.

•Muelas de Ayala, Laura (2014) Review: Women, Sexuality and the Political Power of Pleasure (Susie Jolly, Andrea Cornwall y Kate Hawkins, Eds.), AIBR-Revista de Antropología Iberoamericana, vol. 9, No. 3. Pp. 327-330. DOI: 10.11156/aibr.0903lib.

•Muelas, Laura; Pichardo, José Ignacio; Puche, Luis and Matías de Stefano (2014) Jóvenes y diversidad sexual. Transformando el presente, construyendo el futuro, 15 minutes.

•Muelas, Laura; Pichardo, José Ignacio; Puche, Luis and Matías de Stefano (2013) Diversidad sexual y convivencia: una oportunidad educativa, 18 minutes.