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Tbilisi



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

The huge majoritiy of Georgians belong to the Georgian Orthodox Church. Minority religious groups are tolerated, but they're a very small part of of the population. - Apr 10, 2017
Some I guess. Georgians tend to be religious on the conservative side. - May 1, 2016
It's a conservative country. Gay pride events always attracted trouble, but overall I'd say that it was a very accepting country. - Jul 17, 2014
It is rare to see minorities in Georgia, so stares are not unusual, but it's generally not malicious. In general, Georgians like foreigners very much and while often shy to use English, people are typically friendly to foreigners. - Oct 31, 2011
I'm sure there are, but I don't see it. - Sep 24, 2011
Georgians, due to past war and current poverty, have become very religious -- to the point where it is probably dangerous for the country. Many religious zealots abound in the Orthodox Christian Church, and they are calling for the banning of Harry Potter, nightclubs, and Georgians going abroad for studies -- because they will pollute their minds. There is a disdain for other religions here, but without any sort of violence or overt discrimination. Never criticize the orthodox church here, as that is taboo. - Apr 27, 2011
I have never encountered any. - Jun 9, 2010
Locals are very friendly with Americans. African-Americans are gawked at quite a bit, but I don't think due to hostility --- we're just exotic. Proselytizing is frowned upon and may be a problem, but people are generally tolerant of other religions. There are a few churches/synagogues/mosques of most types in town. - Oct 12, 2009
The Georgians are suspicious of the Chinese so Asians might have a tough time. - Jan 27, 2009