Before this bestseller, I knew Fannie Flagg mostly as a funny fixture on Flagg is openly gay, & was once the partner of writer Rita Mae Brown.
Fannie Flagg, Writer: Fried Green Tomatoes. Fannie Flagg was born on September 21, in Birmingham, Alabama, USA as Patricia Neal. Gay Actresses.
I had read the book on which it was based — Fannie Flagg's novel issue on LGBT activists' minds — the idea of same-sex marriage felt.