In order to define someone’s culture as different than yours, you must first define what culture means to you and be able to describe your own culture. So what is culture? Is it nationality? Religion? Sexual orientation? Occupation? None of these? All of them?
Of what culture(s) are you a part? I can name several groups of people of which I am a member. I’m a writer, for example. Does being in a group constitute being a member of a culture? If not what distinguishes a group of similar people from a culture? How different is different?
How do you bring together conflicting cultures, either your own or yours in relation to someone else?
How is culture a part of your identity? What role does it play in your masculinity? Has how you view yourself, your culture, and your masculinity changed over time?
Is preserving one culture valuable if it means subsuming another? Here in the United States, we have historically done some of each—some cultural traditions have endured and have even been shared, while others have been lost in what we now call “American” culture. At what point is assimilation bad?
Where does cultural appropriation begin and end? When does enjoying something for someone else’s culture cross the line?
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