Men Speak Out to Stop Domestic Violence


Sept. 24, 2008

News Highlights 

  • Fairfax County presents "Voices of Men," a multi-media performance urging men to speak out about stopping violence against women.
  • The free event will take place on Friday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m. in the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax.

More Information 

In recognition of  Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Fairfax County Domestic Violence Awareness Month Planning Committeepresents “Voices of Men,” a multi-media performance by actor Ben Atherton-Zemanthat uses celebrity male voice impressions and video clips urging men to speak out about stopping violence against women.

This free event will take place onFriday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m. in the Fairfax County Government Center Board Auditorium, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. As the performance includes scenes depicting violence against women, people are advised to use self-care in deciding whether or not to attend.

Atherton-Zeman is a spokesperson for the National Organization for Men Against Sexism and has worked as a prevention educator for rape crisis centers, domestic violence programs and state coalitions for the past 17 years. He is a board member of the Sudbury-Wayland-Lincoln Domestic Violence Roundtable and an advisory board member for the White Ribbon Campaign in the United Kingdom.

For more information about the program and Domestic Violence Awareness Month, call 703-324-3187, TTY 711.

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Fairfax County Office of Public Affairs
12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 551
Fairfax, VA 22035-0065
Contact: Merni Fitzgerald, Director of Public Affairs
703-324-3187, TTY 711, Fax 703-324-2010
Media Pager: 703-324-NEWS (6397)
publicaffairs@fairfaxcounty.gov

Fairfax County is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of disability in all county programs, services and activities. To request this information in an alternate format, call the Office of Public Affairs at 703-324-3187, TTY 711.


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