Making the transition: Life as a transgender GP

Dr Tuck Meng Soo took a risk coming out, but her main challenge is much more familiar to all GPs

Dr Tuck Meng Soo has a life story like few other GPs.

Dr Tuck Meng Soo
Dr Tuck Meng Soo. Photo: Amanda Thorson.

Arriving in Canberra as a gay Chinese man in 1989, Dr Soo spent several years working at the Interchange General Practice before taking over from Dr Peter Rowland as practice principal after Dr Rowland was murdered in what many still suspect was a homophobic hate crime.

But it was last year, after what the GP