Mark Bingham

The latest news about Mark Bingham, the late gay public relations executive who helped thwart the plans of terrorists aboard United Airlines Flight 93 that ultimately crashed in Shanksville, PA. The 31-year-old San Francisco public relations entrepreneur was one of the those who stormed the cabin, preventing the al-Qaeda terrorists from crashing United 93 into either the U.S. Capitol or the White House. A graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, Mark played on two national championship rugby teams.

This September 11, revisit the 2002 issue that honored Mark Bingham, a gay passenger of United Airlines Flight 93, who helped plan to retake the plane from terrorists.

September 11 2015 6:10 PM

Before taking on hijackers aboard United Airlines Flight 93 on September 11, 2001, Mark Bingham tackled homophobia in the rugby scrum.

September 11 2013 4:00 AM

Mark Bingham’s mother sees a world still affected by the events of September 11, but one that is evolving more toward the inclusiveness she says her son would have wanted.

September 11 2012 2:00 AM

She responsed to yesterday's comments made by Carson Daly.

March 29 2012 1:03 PM

Carson Daly had obviously forgotten about the heroic effort of one man.

7:06 PM

The horror of what Bingham and fellow passengers went through on Flight 93 was released in brief audio clips of the cockpit struggle by the Rutgers Law Review.

September 09 2011 5:00 AM

She said no one on the plane questioned whether her son was gay when it came time to overtake the aircraft from hijackers.

December 06 2010 6:45 PM

The tournament is named in honor of Mark Bingham.

June 21 2010 12:10 PM

Mark Bingham was a rugby champion; PR firm owner; friend to hundreds; fervent University of California, Berkeley, booster; and gay man. His death—and, when his story hit the wires, his life—gave America an authentic gay hero.

September 11 2006 12:00 AM

Alice Hoagland did not want to see Moussaoui executed and become a martyr for Muslim extremists.

May 04 2006 12:00 AM