Queering the Male Gaze by Mario Elias Jaroud
Excerpt- "There are countless instances of Queer individuals throughout history that are homogenized into the straight-cis "normal" storyline, silencing and stripping us of these examples of successful Queer icons.... This series began as a way for me to create a community on social media of like-minded people that were interested in more than just beach-body selfies... I am a gender nonconforming person of color, and by putting myself into the works of the Art Historical Canon in the place of the objectified, I am taking away the power of the male gaze and subverting it..."
Beautiful art book self-published by the artist Mario Elias Jaroud, filled with beautiful photography and a foreword by Queer Eye's Jonathan Van Ness.