Gloria Steinem says de Blasio is her only male choice for president

Gloria Steinem says de Blasio is her only male choice for president

Feminist activist Gloria Steinem says New York City Mayor Bill de BlasioBill de BlasioPoll: Biden holds five-point lead over Warren among New York Democrats New York City won't penalize students for skipping school for climate rally Working Families Party endorses Warren after backing Sanders in 2016 MORE (D) is "the only male human being" for whom she would vote for president in 2020.

"Mayor de Blasio is among my top four choices for president and the only male human being who is on that list," Steinem said at a news conference on Tuesday, according to the local Patch news site in New York City.

More than 20 Democrats are running for the party's 2020 presidential nomination, including a half-dozen women. Steinem did not name the women for whom she would consider voting.


De Blasio launched his bid for the nomination earlier this month. He is currently polling at under 1 percent, according to the RealClearPolitics average of polls, and his favorability scores are among the lowest in the Democratic field.

Steinem, who helped lead the Women's March in protest of President TrumpDonald John TrumpBusiness, ballots and battling opioids: Why the Universal Postal Union benefits the US Sanders supporters cry foul over Working Families endorsement of Warren California poll: Biden, Sanders lead Democratic field; Harris takes fifth MORE in 2016, told Yahoo earlier this year that Trump "certainly motivated women [to get into politics] by being terrible about women."