"Our intention with the last scene was to make it as clear as possible that yes, Korra and Asami have romantic feelings for each other. The moment where they enter the spirit portal symbolises [sic] their evolution from being friends to being a couple," DiMartino posted on his Tumblr account, while also acknowledging his surprise that they were able to broach certain adult subjects on "a children's TV network."
Hollywood likes to think of itself as a leader in human rights and courageously progressive. However, as the recent "Sony Hacking" scandal has proven, Hollywood will bow to anyone. When the rich and famous pull a movie (even a terrible one like "The Interview") because they fear a personal backlash, the have no business preaching to us about the "right thing to do."