Yup, it was in a newspaper so it must be true.
Forever the skeptic, I did some research and, sure enough, "the Ohio buckeye is polygamo-monoecious, bearing both bisexual and male flowers."
I assume he'll likely next want our beloved football team to change their name as well. Now what direction do we go? The Ohio State Monster Trucks? The Ohio State Fightin' Burt Reynolds?
UPDATE: Apparently it was written with satire in mind. Thank God.