Zara Mercer, BA (Ryerson University, 2015) is a Research Assistant in the SHiFT Lab. Her research interests include: adopting a critical feminist and poststructuralist approach to psychology, deconstructing heteronormative discourses that privilege heterosexuality and the active negotiation of sexual norms and scripts within sexual relationships. Zara’s current research is focused on the recreational use of sexual enhancement medications and the differential  use evaluation for men who have sex with men (MSM) versus men who have sex with women (MSW).