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.
Exclusive Video Reveals Gay 9/11 Hero Mark Bingham on Rugby Pitch, Behind the Camera
September 11 2013 3:00 AM ET

WATCH: Gay 9/11 Hero Mark Bingham Behind the Camera

Sunnivie Brydum

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

Mother of Mark Bingham on Eleven Years After September 11 and Why We Are Evolving Well
September 11 2012 1:00 AM ET

Op-ed: 9/11 Eleven Years On, We’re Evolving Well

Alice Hoagland

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.

Carson Daly Meets With GLAAD Mark Binghams Mother Responds
March 29 2012 12:03 PM ET

Carson Daly Meets With GLAAD; Mark Bingham's Mother Responds 

Jeremy Kinser

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

A Lesson for Carson Daly on 911 Hero Mark Bingham
March 28 2012 6:06 PM ET

A Lesson for Carson Daly on 9/11 Hero Mark Bingham

Jeremy Kinser

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

911 Voices Alice Hoagland Mother of Mark Bingham
September 09 2011 4:00 AM ET

9/11 Voices: Alice Hoagland, Mother of Mark Bingham


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 11 Heros Mom Speaks on DADT
December 06 2010 6:45 PM ET

9/11 Hero's Mom Speaks on DADT Editors

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

Gotham Knights Win Bingham Cup
June 21 2010 11:10 AM ET

Gotham Knights Win Bingham Cup Editors

The tournament is named in honor of Mark Bingham.

A Mark Bingham history tour
September 10 2006 11:00 PM ET

A Mark Bingham history tour

Barbara Wilcox

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.

May 03 2006 11:00 PM ET

Bingham's Mother Gets Her Wish in Moussaoui Case


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

Flight 93 hero's mom opposes death for Moussaoui
April 07 2006 11:00 PM ET

Flight 93 Hero's Mom Opposes Death Penalty for Moussaoui


Alice Hoagland, the mother of gay rugby star Mark Bingham, who with fellow passengers sacrificed his life preventing United Flight 93 from being flown into the White House on September 11, 2001, tells The Advocate she opposes the death penalty for 9/11 conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui.

September 09 2005 11:00 PM ET

Mark Bingham Remembered in September 11 TV Movie 


It's been the heterosexual passengers who got the airtime and the attention.

September 10 2002 11:00 PM ET

Mark Bingham's Mom to Appear on Dr. Laura's Radio Show Editors

She is scheduled to appear on conservative talk-show host Dr. Laura Schlessinger's syndicated radio show.

September 04 2002 11:00 PM ET

Philanthropic Initiative Launched in Honor of Mark Bingham Editors

One Day's Pay was created in July in honor of Mark Bingham.