If a gay candidate was the best option, then yes. As long as he wasn't an activist, gay or otherwise.
It would only matter to me if they were in the closet because that opens them up to blackmail by foreign intelligence agents.
"With me everything turns into mathematics."
"It is not enough to have a good mind. The main thing is to use it well."
"It is truth very certain that, when it is not in one's power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is more probable." -- Rene Descartes
I'd rather have a gay president with some type of executive experience, rather than some community activist.
"To waste, to destroy, our natural resources, to skin and exhaust the land instead of using it so as to increase its usefulness, will result in undermining in the days of our children the very prosperity which we ought by rights to hand down to them."~ Theodore Roosevelt (Message to Congress, Dec. 3, 1907)