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Alexander Cheves

Alexander Cheves is a New York City-based sex and wellness writer and occasional escort. He writes the column "Sexy Beast" in The Advocate and answers reader-submitted sex questions on his blog, Beastly. Follow him on Twitter at @BadAlexCheves.

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Features

9 Bad Sex Experiences That HIV-Positive People Face

If you're living with HIV and hooking up, one of these may happen to you. But, don't worry, some people have checked their pozphobia.

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Viewpoints

Sex Work Made Me an HIV Educator

For one sex worker, the job has come with an unintended responsibility: educating clients about living with HIV and the meaning of community.

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Features

9 Sex Myths About HIV-Positive People That Need Debunking

In reality, sex-positive education that supports both HIV-positive and HIV-negative people in living their best sex lives can help us stay healthy and joyful.

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Features

9 Sex Tips for People Not on HIV Treatment

Not on HIV meds? Sex and wellness writer Alex Cheves shares helpful risk reduction hints to keep yourself and your sex partners safe and healthy.

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Personal Stories

Why I Got a Biohazard Tattoo for Pride

"I hope some newly positive kid at a sex club asks me about it," the author writes; "I hope other people living with HIV see it and know that we are in this together."