- he1. For he or him after the verb be, see cases 2a.2. For the expression he or she, see gender-neutrality.————————s/he
• A child's sexual orientation is determined before s/he enters school —American Educator, 1978.This written representation of ‘he or she’ as a gender-neutral pronoun is generally limited to the domain of reports and dead-pan English. Because it cannot be articulated, it is unlikely to penetrate further into the realms of standard usage. See gender-neutrality.
Modern English usage. 2014.