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2 See Beretta E. Smith-Shomade, "Target Market Black: BET and the Branding of cold-as-ice cardiologist Erica Hahn (Brooke Smith) and bone-cracker Callie Torres No, it meant that Callie's nonstraight relationships took narrative forms. Lots of people think it's because ABC suits were uncomfortable with her lesbian relationship with Callie (known to now-outraged fans as. the character Erica Hahn, a member of the only lesbian relationship on and Torres have been tiptoeing around their relationship since the.
Soon thereafter, a gunman commits mass murder at the hospital, and, relieved to have survived, Torres and Robbins reconcile, with Robbins agreeing that they should have children together. When Robbins wins a prestigious grant to help treat children in Malawia disgruntled Torres agrees to move there with her, as the position will last for three years; however, her lack of enthusiasm causes Robbins to end their relationship and go without her.
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A heartbroken Torres moves in with Sloan, and they have a one-night stand. Robbins returns for Torres, apologizing and hoping for forgiveness, but Torres initially rebuffs her, and later reveals that she is pregnant with Sloan's baby. Robbins agrees to raise the child with her, but dislikes that Sloan will be a permanent part of their lives. En route a weekend getaway, Robbins proposes to Torres, but before Torres can reply, the two are in a head-on collision with a truck, leaving Torres severely injured.
In an attempt to save her life, obstetrician-gynecologist Addison Montgomery Kate Walshdelivers Torres's premature baby. Torres survives, and agrees to marry Robbins.
After twelve weeks of recovery, both Torres and baby Sofia are discharged and allowed to leave the hospital.
Torres recovers from her surgery, but deals with the backlash from her mother Gina Gallego 's attitude toward the wedding and her granddaughter. Torres and Robbins marry in a garden after the minister's wife falls ill, with general surgeon Miranda Bailey Chandra Wilsonofficiating the ceremony.
In the aftermath of a plane accident that killed Sloan and Lexie Grey Chyler LeighTorres is forced to make the decision to have Alex Karev amputate Robbins's left leg to keep her alive, which puts strains on their relationship. The hospital is sued and eventually found guilty of negligence. These doctors and Torres buy the hospital with the help of the Harper-Avery Foundation to prevent it from closing, and each become members of the new directing board.
Everything seems to go well for Arizona and Callie, until a big storm hits the hospital now named after Mark Sloan and Lexie Grey. In the last episode of the ninth season, Arizona cheats on Callie with Dr.
Lauren Boswell Hilarie Burton. Callie soon discovers Arizona's infidelity by seeing her wedding ring pinned to Dr. In the aftermath of discovery, both Callie and Arizona share their feelings and it is revealed that Arizona does not forgive Callie for making the call to amputate her leg. Callie is heartbroken and Arizona states that Callie lost nothing in the crash, to which Callie responds that she, apparently, lost Arizona.
Callie takes Sofia to live with Meredith and Derek, Zola, and Baby Bailey for a while before kicking Arizona out of their apartment and celebrates by dancing in her underwear. Callie also left Arizona at therapy, telling her that she was the only one that needed to go.
After being hit by a lawsuit, her father, Carlos, visits and tells Callie that he cheated on her mother but she took him back and Callie wouldn't be here if her mother didn't give Carlos a second chance. Callie goes to Arizona's apartment and invites her to come back home. Callie finds out during surgery that Arizona was sleeping with Leah, a second year resident, while separated.Callica - The true Love Story (1/5)
Although angry at Arizona, Callie still agrees to work things out. After April's failed wedding to Matthew, Callie and Arizona bought a house together, a fresh start, away from the memories of their apartment. They later decided to try again for a second child. After talking about it, the couple agreed to postpone their dream to have another baby until they're on more solid footing as a couple.
At the beginning of the eleventh season, Callie and Arizona gave therapy another chance in order to help mend their marriage. They were made to go 30 days living separate lives in the same house with no sexual activity with others or each other. They come close to breaking that rule and had to start over and before the 30 days was up they eventually gave in and connected sexually again. At the end of the 30 days at the final therapy session Arizona realized she couldn't live without Callie; however Callie didn't feel the same and stated she felt suffocated and eventually walked out of therapy, ending their marriage.
Callie then goes on to date Penny, who was the resident in charge of Derek Shepard's case. She comes to a dinner party hosted by Meredith, who recognizes her. Her relationships contained exciting highs and depressing lows. She was allowed to be vulnerable, even though she broke bones for a living. Callie Torres is a fully fleshed out resilient, sensitive, complex, and unapologetic bisexual Latina woman. Her relationship drama was just as heartbreaking and intense as the other couples on the show.
Callie Torres may not be scrubbing into Grey Sloan Memorial anymore, the legacy she left at the hospital, and on television as a whole, is insurmountable. Her story was groundbreaking at its inception and continued breaking barriers as the years went on.
After Callie came out, more than other lesbian and bisexual characters were introduced on TV. In a speech on ending LGBT youth homelessnessshe stressed the importance of recognizing intersectionality and mentioned her own intersections, including bisexual and queer, as reasons why she is invested in the cause.
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See also at Bitch Flicks: She is an advocate for accessible entertainment and sometimes develops websites. She is introduced as a cardiothoracic attending surgeon at Seattle Presbyterian Hospital when she and Burke fight over a donor heart. Knight for a consult on his father's valve replacement after George finds out about Burke's hand tremors and Cristina helping him cover it up.
She later confesses to Addison Montgomery Kate Walsh that she is purposely hard on Cristina, as she reminds her of herself as a Resident.
She also develops a friendship with Callie Torres which becomes temporarily strained when Callie is led to believe Hahn has romantic designs on her. Erica initially forgives her, but eventually decides that she does not want a relationship with Callie while she is still so unsure about her sexuality, and so leaves her post at Seattle Grace. Development[ edit ] Casting and creation[ edit ] Erica Hahn was initially conceived as a minor character, and occasional guest-star rival of Preston Burke Isaiah Washington.
The character first appeared in three episodes of the show's second seasonfollowed by another two episodes of the show's third season. Discussing whether she thought Hahn might become a main character after her season three appearance, Smith has stated that at the time: Smith has said that she was not expecting her character to be introduced to the show full-time, as she "didn't want to be disappointed if it didn't happen.
Hahn, I need to figure out who she is". Clearly it's not an issue as we have a lesbian character on the show — Calliope Torres. Sara Ramirez is an incredible comedic and dramatic actress and we wanted to be able to play up her magic.
Unfortunately, we did not find that the magic and chemistry with Brooke's character would sustain in the long run. I believe it belittles the relationship to simply replace Erica with 'another lesbian.
And I really hoped we were going to show what happens when two women fall in love and that they were going to treat it like any heterosexual couple on TV. And so I was surprised and disappointed when they just suddenly told me that they couldn't write for my character anymore.
They even came down and told me it was a great scene — one of the best they ever shot on the show.