Short Stack: Say ‘Ah’ And Brace Yourself

• Gays may receive inheritance rights in Israel, but no marriage. Does this mean that they will have special rights that unmarried hetero couples lack? We hope so, just because it would be funny. [365 Gay]

Woman doctor cartoon

• HIV tests will be part of a standard check-up at the doctor as early as next year if the CDC has their way. We think this is great news, but suspect it will lead to a dramatic drop in doctor’s visits. [SeattlePI]

• The gays are making a push to elect more gays on the state level. This will result in gayer state legislation, making every state nicer for gays. Nice strategy. [USA Today]

• Illinois voters will vote on an anti-gay-marriage amendment this November, so don’t forget to go to the polls. [Chicago Tribune]