Alexander Cheves (pronouns: he/him/his) is a writer, editor, copywriter, and sex educator based in New York City. His work has appeared in numerous publications including VICE, Out Magazine, Them, Plus, Into, and The Body. Cheves is a contributing editor at The Advocate — the longest-running LGBTQ magazine in the United States — where he launched the popular sex and dating column “Sexy Beast” in 2016.
As a copywriter, Cheves works with large and small businesses to generate editorial content and product copy that turns brands into personalities. His work spans many industries including automotive, menswear, and intimate products.
In August of 2020, Cheves signed a two-book deal with Unbound Edition Press. The first, a collection of essays, is scheduled for release in 2022.