Sep 10, 2011 · Mark Bingham (1970-2001) lost his life at the age of 31 while helping to defend our nation against a terrorist attack on September 11, 2001. The openly gay rugby player was one of the heroic passengers who led a revolt against the terrorists on board United Flight 93.Author: Terry. Sep 11, 2018 · Remembering gay rugby player and 9/11 hero Mark Bingham. PinkNews Staff Writer September 11, 2018 On the 17th anniversary of 9/11, we remember Mark Bingham, one of the fallen heroes of the tragedy.
Sep 11, 2013 · Mark Bingham's mother talks to Gay Star News about the documentary The Rugby Player. Mark Bingham chronicled his life with videotape from his teenage years until approximately a month before his. One of the passengers who fought back was Mark Bingham, Class of 1993. Bingham was a champion rugby player who helped the Golden Bears to earn national titles in 1991 and 1993. He remained a life-long Bear Backer, a fanatic sports enthusiast, a devoted alumnus, and a proud gay man. On 22 September 2001 a memorial service was held in Wheeler.
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 Mark Kendall Bingham Memorial Tournament (Bingham Cup), a biannual international rugby union competition predominantly for gay and bisexual men, was established in 2002 in his memory. Bingham was posthumously awarded the Arthur Ashe Courage Award in 2002. Singer Melissa Etheridge dedicated the song "Tuesday Morning" in 2004 to his memory.