Welcome to the website of Building Blocks: Interactive Conversations with LGBTQ Families!

Meet The Team


Laura Zaylea

Laura Zaylea is a queer mom, media artist and Associate Professor of Media Studies and Production in the Klein College of Media and Communication at Temple University. More about her work can be found at www.LauraZaylea.com.


Megan Swick hails from Bucks County, Pennsylvania, where she went on to attend Temple University, majoring in Media Studies and Production. Her production experience comes from Temple’s live sketch comedy show, as well as her work on student-run short films.


Jacob Muñoz is an out and proud gay content creator, editor, and comic book nerd who is currently entering his sophomore year at Temple University with a major in Media Studies & Production.


Samantha Auman is a third-year Temple student majoring in Film & Media Arts with a minor in English. She is on an improv team in Philadelphia, produces digital content for the sketch-comedy show Temple Smash and aims to have a career in comedy and television.


Soyun Shin is a senior at Temple University, double majoring in Film and Media Production. She likes to participate in different productions across genres from music videos to online web series. Her dream is to someday be a professional production designer in the film industry