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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.

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

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.

April 08 2006 12:00 AM

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

September 10 2005 12:00 AM
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