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If you're not familiar with the Crochet Liberation Front, you should be! Laurie Wheeler decided to start a crochet group on Ravelry in 2007 as a joke -- she wanted to take matters into her own hands and liberate crocheters from stereotypes about the craft and those who practice it. As a result, we all have a wonderful and fun new crochet resource and group to join (we're 5,000 strong and growing!).
Recently, CFL handed out the 2nd Annual Crochet Awards, the Flamies, and you can see the results here at http://www.crochetliberationfront.com/2010FlamieAwards.html.