Dozens gathered on the Cedar Springs strip Thursday night for a hastily organized rally in response to a vote in the U.S. Senate blocking the repeal of “don’t ask don’t tell.” More images after the jump. Read our full story on the Senate vote here.

C.d. Kirven, co-founder of Get Equal Now

Dave Guy-Gainer, former Air Force chief master sergeant and board member for the Servicemembers Legal Defense Network