Why does virtually everything I read anymore use she as the generic third person singular pronoun?

When I was a kid, he was the convention and in the name of equality, now, the pendulum has swung completely in the other direction. Here's one example. https://www.livestrong.com/article/286107-protein-powder-for-kids/ And don't say that's just one. I'm not going to cite a bunch of sources and... show more When I was a kid, he was the convention and in the name of equality, now, the pendulum has swung completely in the other direction.

Here's one example.

https://www.livestrong.com/article/28610...

And don't say that's just one. I'm not going to cite a bunch of sources and it just is plain true.

This is in addition to girls in movies as generally presented as stronger kinder, more I intelligent than the boys.

As a mother of both a son and daughter, I feel the world is now slanted against boys and I'm far from alone in noticing this.

The best argument I get when I bring up this topic is denial or ad hominem attacks.
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