Born in Molacillos, Zamora, in 1961. In 2005 she married Teresa Heredero, was the first marriage of lesbians celebrated in the City of Madrid, a ceremony officiated by Pedro Zerolo.
Born in Molacillos, Zamora, in 1961. In 2005 she married Teresa Heredero, in the first lesbian marriage of the City of Madrid, a ceremony officiated by Pedro Zerolo. Initiated in feminism with the Assembly of Women of Salamanca, she moved moved to Madrid at age 17 and ended up in Barquillo 44, one of the cradles of Madrid’s feminist movement in the early 80's. The defense of the women’s rights and the fight against discrimination has marked her personal, professional and political trajectory.
In 1995, she came into contact with the Federation of Separated and Divorced Women led by Ana María Pérez del Campo and shortly after began her activism in the fight against gender violence. At the end of the 1990s, she joined the Federation on the Violence Commission in the Council of Women of the Community of Madrid and participated in the creation of the Madrid Forum against Gender Violence, which became the State Network of Feminist Organizations against Gender Violence in 2001. In 1999 she published the “Guía para mujeres maltratadas", a pioneering guide built from an integral view on violence against women. In July 2015 she became spokesperson of Equality of the PSOE in the Congress of Deputies assuming also the Secretary of Equality and Diversity of the PSOE-M.