Emma Sulkowicz, better known as "Mattress Girl" for carrying around a bed cushion for months while claiming she had been raped, is going to give a TEDx talk in New York on Friday.
TEDx talks are a little different from traditional TED Talks, and are "designed to help communities, organizations and individuals to spark conversation and connection through local TED-like experiences," according to its website. Sulkowicz will be speaking with several others on the topic of "borders and belonging."
A program for the event says the speakers "will explore the physical and socially-constructed borders between peoples, places and communities, as well as challenge how borders divide and unite us." How that relates to a questionable rape accusation is unclear. A press contact for the event did not return a Washington Examiner request for comment.Read more on WashingtonExaminer.com