Are there problems with ethnic, race/racial minorities or religious prejudices? Gender equality?

Georgia struggles internally with tolerance of minority communities. In addition, there are some strong gender roles that are traditionally followed. That said, Tbilisi is more cosmopolitan and open. - Jun 2020


Not too much in the way of religious prejudices that we encountered. There is definitely a bit of a gender bias, as there is in so many countries. However, more and more women are now in parliament and in positions of leadership. - Jan 2019


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 2017


Some I guess. Georgians tend to be religious on the conservative side. - May 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 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 2011


I'm sure there are, but I don't see it. - Sep 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 2011


I have never encountered any. - Jun 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 2009


The Georgians are suspicious of the Chinese so Asians might have a tough time. - Jan 2009


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