Latinas on Screen: 7 Roles That Broke the Stereotype

We all know the stereotype: Latinas are maids. Latinas speak with an accent. Latinas all have big booties and lots of curves -- and they love to flaunt them in their favorite color: red. Truth is, Latinas come in all different sizes, shapes, colors and personalities -- and TV should reflect that. From Dr. Callie Torres to Santana Lopez, these 7 roles are breaking the stereotype! 

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Cristina Arreola, Associate Editor

Cristina Mari Arreola is the Associate Editor. Originally from El Paso, Texas, she earned her degree at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University before moving to New York City. In her downtime, you can usually find her scouring the city for the most authentic Mexican food (still looking), scaring herself silly watching horror movies, or frantically reading a novel from her (extremely lengthy) reading list. See what she's reading now on Goodreads, and follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

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