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, Editorial Assistant

Originally from El Paso, Texas, Cristina earned her degree at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University before moving to BrooklynNew York. 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 baking her favorite sweets. You can follow her on Twitter at @c_arreola

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