Health Care, Higher Education
In recent tweets, the official account for OU Health Services has indicated the organization will ignore state law regarding binary (male/female) listing of gender on birth certificates and that the organization may even direct biological males to doctors for hysterectomies.
Oklahoma hospitals were among the most prominent supporters of State Question 802, which expanded the state’s Medicaid program to include many able-bodied adults starting July 2021.
A reported court settlement agreed to by officials at the Oklahoma State Department of Health, which created a process for designating an individual’s sex as “nonbinary” on Oklahoma birth certificates, has drawn swift condemnation from Gov. Kevin Stitt and other officials.