About Bebe sweetbriar
entertainer, actor, solo artist, columnist, and activist
The San Francisco-based chanteuse BeBe Sweetbriar has graced every notable stage in the City on the Bay. She has been the opening act for Destiny’s Child Kelly Rowland, “Ugly Betty’s” Alec Mapa, Frenchie Davis and Billboard Dance Diva Kristine W. Ms. Sweetbriar introduced her first dance single, “Save Me” written with DJ Pornstar in 2012, followed by " Free To Be Me" (DJ Pornstar) and "Show It Off" (Tyler Smith). The beginning of 2016 will be Sweetbriar's biggest release to date on Hit Save Music with a cover of the Pussy Cat Dolls 2005 hit "DONTCHA" featuring Leo Frappier (producer/remixer) distributed worldwide through the Orchard. Release of both single and music video directed by filmmaker Amir Jaffer is scheduled for January 15.
A promotional tour of the single is scheduled throughout the Spring of 2016.
In film, BeBe has co-starred in three independent projects, Under One Sun (Aisha Media) and Devious, Inc (Hella Fresh Films – Australia Film Festival entry), and Hours (Amir Jaffer Films) displaying her wide range in acting with dramatic and comedic roles, and participating in the executive production of Under One Sun and the soundtrack recording for Devious, Inc. Currently she is starring in another Aisha Media short-film, Hours, due for release later in 2013.
BeBe can also be seen as hostess on the weekly talk magazine radio show "It's Everything with BeBe Sweetbriar" on the Progressive Voices station of Tunein.com Radio.
As a columnist, she gained national prominence with her syndicated celebrity interview column, FAME, on Edge Media Network (EdgeOnTheNet.com), the largest LGBT news and entertainment network in the world, with interviews with Lady Gaga, Academy Award winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black (MILK), Tony Award winner Jennifer Holliday (Dreamgirls), Grammy winners Dionne Warwick (That's What Friends Are For) and Cyndi Lauper (Best New Artist & We Are The World), and Award winning playwright Del Shores (Sordid Lives, Southern Baptist Sissies), to name a few. Sweetbriar's has been a lead features writer for LEFT Magazine, and is a regular contributor to one of the leading LGBT news and entertainment magazines in California, GLOSS Magazine.
An unwavering advocate for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality and the fight against HIV/AIDS stigma, BeBe has been recognized by the State of California's Senate with a Certificate of Recognition and by San Francisco non-profit organizations with the coveted Sylvester Award of Inspiration.
Most Notable Drag Queen Winner, SF Nitey Awards 2016
Drag Artist of the Year, JustCircuit Awards 2016
Circuit Personality of the Year, JustCircuit Awards 2016
Queen IX Krewe de Kinque 2012
Former Ms. Desperate DIVA 2008, AIDS Housing Alliance
Former Ms. Gay San Francisco 2008, Imperial Council of San Francisco
Recipient of the Sylvester Award for Inspiration 2011
Most Notable Drag Queen Nominee, SF Nitey Awards 2014 & 2015