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Are there problems with ethnic or religious prejudices? Gender equality?

Some, but not too bad. For example, I've been complemented several times on my parking skills. They are apparently shockingly great...for a woman. - May 17, 2016
Roma and refugees from Syria, Iraq, etc. - Dec 18, 2014
Haven't experienced any. - Aug 16, 2014
Most locals have a problem with gypsies. Unfortunately due to their own actions or those of the government, gypsies are not well integrated in society and are responsible for petty theft. Their presence is ubiquitous, they typically drive their horse drawn carriages in the middle of the city. Quite a sight in the capital city of an EU country! - Jun 3, 2011
No, not that I'm aware of. - Oct 30, 2009
No, Bulgarians are among the most tolerant people in Europe. Foreigners are treated with respect and many Westerners feel very welcome among Bulgarians. - Feb 9, 2008