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April 18 2008

Can stop the Serenity? Are there enough copies of the Serenity film print to go around for all of the charity screenings this year? More...

April 07 2008

2008 Serenity charity screenings now in 34 cities. 36 Screenings, 3 Countries, 17 US States, 5 Aussie States, 3 Canadian Provinces! More...

March 23 2008

32 Cities listed for 2008 Serenity Charity Screenings so far! $4,010 (Houston, Tx ) already raised towards this year's goal of over $150,000. More...

March 03 2008

Wanna hold a Serenity Charity Screening? Directions on how to help raise $150,000 for Joss' fav charity. More...

February 13 2008

Starpulse Entertainment News Blog spotlights Joss. Nothing we haven't heard before, including the oft-told urban legend that Firefly DVD sales led to Universal greenlighting Serenity, but the article covers most of Joss's career, mentioning both Dollhouse and Goners as upcoming projects.

September 28 2007

Four Serenity Screenings this Serenity Anniversary weekend. Two years and still Serenity Screenings! Two screenings to raise money for Equality now. One to raise money for Middleway House. More...

September 27 2007

San Francisco Browncoats supporting opening weekend of 'Trade'. This is a movie about modern day sex trafficking and 5% of the opening box office receipts will go to Equality Now and 3 other organisations. Click here to see the trailer and if you want to know which cities will be showing the movie this weekend, then head over to this Equality Now page.

September 03 2007

Serenity Screenings in September 2007. Screenings noticed so far in Oregon, Michigan, Texas, California, Indiana. More...

August 16 2007

Equality Now Annual Report for 2006. Browncoats of New York City and London Browncoats organizers are pictured. The caption mentions that last year globally we raised over $60,000. Go Browncoats!

July 30 2007

Suzanne Brockmann gives a little info about her dinner with Joss. More to follow. This is courtesy of QuoterGal, who boldly emailed and was rewarded. More...

July 12 2007

Dynamic Forces announces Joss Whedon sale to help benefit Equality Now. "From now until the San Diego Comic Con, 100% of all proceeds from this [comic book] sale will be donated to Equality Now. ... Brett Matthews will be signing the new Serenity HC (as an extra special surprise to help support the cause!)".
Last day of the Dinner with Joss auction. Current bids for the five dinner spots stand at well over $9000 each (a couple are at $11000).

July 11 2007

2007 Can't Stop The Serenity hits its goal. Screenings pass $100,000 raised for Equality Now. More...

July 07 2007

One family's attempt to have dinner with Joss. This is awfully cute, but I'm thinking they won't raise the $5,000 currently necessary to get into the running for the Big Damn Dinner tickets!

July 03 2007

eBay Auctions Open for Dinner with Joss, other whedonverse items. AuctionCause has opened the eBay auction for Dinner with Joss (!). Auctions are also open for other Whedonverse items. More...

June 29 2007

Podcast of todays Joss interview on NZ radio. This is a link to the audio podcast of Joss Whedon's New Zealand radio interview from this morning (bFM, 8:15am, 29th June NZ time). He talks about Equality Now, Buffy, Wonder Woman, comics and more... More...
Important note for prospective 'Dinner with Joss' bidders. Says Auction Cause: "High-profile auctions often need to pre-screen interested bidders in order to maintain the integrity of the fundraising promotion. Please provide us with the following information and we will call you to verify." So if you plan on bidding, be sure you've done this before the auction begins on July 2. More...

June 27 2007

Interview with Joss about "Dinner with Joss" and other projects. While the announcement is still on the front page, Comic Book Resources' related article is post-worthy because it's a rare Joss Whedon interview. Discusses many things, mostly the Equality Now dinner auction.

June 25 2007

Scott Allie announces 'Dinner with Joss' charity auction. Over in the Buffy Zone on Dark Horse, Scott Allie discusses this past weekend's events here in Portland and then announces that Joss "wants to step up himself, and he's conceived his own fundraiser" -- My Dinner with Joss, wherein "the five highest bidders get a private sit down with Joss, chewing the fat and drinking the drinks." More...

June 23 2007

Can't Stop the Serenity Custom Action Figure. Can't Stop the Serenity is auctioning off a customized 'River' figure that Ms. BigPileOfDust aka Sasha made for them. All proceeds will benefit Equality Now. More...

June 21 2007

'Whedonphilia: Joss Whedon Takes Over PDX.' Alternative newspaper The Portland Mercury talks up the "Weekend of Whedon" -- the Buffy Sing-a-Long and the Can't Stop the Serenity Screenings -- coming to Oregon this Friday and Saturday. More...

June 17 2007

Dublin CSTS screening reports fundraising total. Almar_Sare reports (converted to US currency) a take of approximately $4,329.14 for Equality Now from the Dublin event -- the first such report to be posted as this year's global charity screenings get underway. More...

June 15 2007

Jewel to introduce CSTS screening in Vancouver BC. Organizers announce that she will "introduce the movie, as well as draw the names for the door prizes".

June 11 2007

Second Serenity Charity Screening Sold out. Don't be shut out! Get your tickets soon! More...

May 01 2007

'Can't Stop the Serenity' 2007 charity swag already on sale. The official CSTS poster and t-shirt are now available for pre-order. Click the title link for a list of cities allowing pre-orders; click here for a good look at the shirt and poster. More...

March 23 2007

Done the Impossible folks donate $5000 to Equality Now! From the site "Thanks to and in the name of Browncoats around the world who purchased our DVD, Done The Impossible has donated $5,000 to Equality Now." Also, the DVD reached the rank of 259 on Amazon. Not too shabby. More...

February 12 2007

CSTS Working on Serenity Charity screenings in Buenos Aires and Tokyo. So there is hope if Serenity never was on the Big Darn Screen in your country or you missed it when it was. Or you just have to see it again like I do. More...

February 08 2007

CNI has the scoop on Browncoat activities at WonderCon. The California Browncoats will be fund raising, hell raising, and consciousness raising at WonderCon. Direct link here: Podcast Episode 75. More...

January 16 2007

Global Sci-Fi Charity Event! A global event. Wish it involved our favorite other solar system...oh wait it does. More...

November 22 2006

Logo "Contest" for Can't Stop The Serenity 2007. Link is to Can't Stop The Serenity discussion forum, Deadline for entries is Friday, December 8th. More...

October 04 2006

Equality Now's 2005 Annual Report acknowledges support from the 'verse. Joss, cast, and fans are thanked. (link to pdf) More...

June 28 2006

Can't Stop the Serenity Weekend Wrap-Up Article w/Equality Now Video. Wrap-up brief on the Can't Stop the Serenity benefit screenings, includes Joss Whedon's acceptance speech at Equality Now benefit. More...

June 21 2006

A little more publicity for Serenity Now/Equality Now. Nice little article in the local paper this week. Even more publicity for the event at Dane101.com (which has a slightly different point of view on future movies or shows). More...

June 20 2006

Video Of Joss At May's Equality Now Event. Equality Now has put up a page at which you can download Joss' speech at an event during which the organization honored him "for his outstanding contribution to gender equality in film and television." Link leads to YouTube upload to save EN's bandwidth.

June 13 2006

Milestone reached at Equality Now screenings of Serenity. 43 screenings worldwide fully organised by fans, which is bigger than the widest prescreening round Universal conducted last year. There has never been an event organised on this scale for any charity in cinematic history before. There's many new fans who haven't seen it at the cinema before going, too. Slashfilm have a different perspective. "Serenity Lives" at USA Today. "Cult Leader" at the Silcon Valley Metro.

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June 05 2006

Tickets now on sale for 'Serenity'/Equality Now screenings in most participating cities. And check out the funky poster for the Portland, OR screening, where tickets went on sale to the general public at midnight.

June 01 2006

Browncoats on MTV. Joss, Equality Now and Serenity get a mention. High profile coverage for a worth while event.

May 24 2006

Miss out on the Serenity pre-screenings last year? Fans are currently in the mist of organizing "Can't Stop the Serenity: Big Damn Movie, Big Screen Benefits" to benefit Equality Now for the summer. More...

May 16 2006

Pics of Joss Whedon at last night's Equality Now event. He was a special honoree for "his outstanding contribution to gender equality in film and television". Read the press release if you'd like to know more. And how cool is it to see him and Meryl Streep together? More...

April 25 2006

Thousands of Film Goers Seek Gender Equality. "In June this year, film goers plan worldwide theatrical screenings of the Universal Pictures flick 'Serenity', with proceeds going to Equality Now. The move is a direct effort to help raise funds for Equality Now, one of writer/director Joss Whedon's favorite charities."

April 21 2006

Big Damn Movie, Big Screen Benefits. An update on the tremendous effort by Browncoats to help raise funds for Joss' favourite charity "Equality Now". There are now plans to show screenings of Serenity in 20 cinemas in 4 countries in 3 continents on or around June 23rd (Joss' birthday). And you can now buy tickets at some of the venues. So spread the word. More...

March 30 2006

Joss to attend Equality Now event as Special Honoree, May 15th 2006 in New York City, honoring men on the front lines (in this case, Joss for - well, I think we know). It's a fund raiser for Equality Now, which does very important work. More...

December 14 2005

Equality Now thanks Browncoats for the ridiculous sums of money raised both at Flan and by Operation Browncoat. Kudos all around! More...

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