Barry Goldwater was born on January 1, 1909 and died on May 29, 1998. This would have been 89 years old at the time of death or 101 years old today.
A gay person is no different than anyone else during the elections. They have the right to vote Republican or democrat,
However, these parties are split into liberals and conservatives. Liberals believe in gay rights and conservatives mainly are against the gay rights agenda. A majority of gays vote democrat for this reason.