The Problem With Candace Cameron Bure

Phaylen Fairchild
6 min readDec 20, 2022

Full House star Candance Cameron Bure has been a household name since starring in the 80’s hit TV show Full House along with its recent reboot that reunited the cast Fuller House.

Although Bure’s religious beliefs, like most of her family, had always been worn on her sleeve in perhaps the most obnoxious way possible- you know- inspiring her to impart words of love and positive affirmations while simultaneously plunging a knife into the backs of the LGBTQ+ community.

Over the years, Bure had become a mainstay during the Christmas season, starring in a string of copy and paste holiday films on The Hallmark Channel. This year, however, she decided to drop that gig altogether and relocate to the studio lot of the newly upstarted film studio called “Great American Family” network.

The Great American Family Network sounds exactly like you probably think it does. A radically religious right wing machine of propaganda and religious indoctrination. The Network, via Bure, promised the network would “Only celebrate traditional marriages.” That’s code for “We’re fantasizing fictional worlds in which queer people do not exist so that we can enjoy our shared delusion and not have to include the gays or trans folks in our stories.

Of course, the internet clapped back, reminding Bure that, less than 2 months ago, she had fielded accusations from the young songstress, JoJo Siwa, who cited Bure as the most unfriendly celebrity they’d ever met. Siwa, who is openly gay, asked the one-time View co-host for a photo to which she was patently denied. After outing Bure for her diva-like behavior, Bure went on a damage control tour, once again reaffirming her love for everyone through Christ, including Siwa, who she claimed she apologized to- or rather- insisted she apologize to her for her “Irresponsible” use of her own platform. It was the worst of non-apologies, but Siwa sucked it up and marched forward without a backward glance. But just a week later, Bure announced her new executive role at the GAFN, which sent the heckles up on many queer individuals as a bold slap in the face. Siwa, for her part in the matter, reached out via social media once again to say “Honestly, I can’t believe after everything that went down just a few months ago, that she would not only create a movie with intention of excluding

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Phaylen Fairchild

Actor, Filmmaker, LGBTQ+ & Women’s Rights Activist All work copyright phaylens@gmail.com