What makes a woman? Appears that sex change surgery doesn't transform someone into a woman. Tara Hudson [who assaulted someone last Christmas] has undergone gender reconstruction for 6 years but will be spending the next 12 weeks in a male prison because her ID says she is still a man. http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/woman-born-man-sent-male-6711269 Her daughter, huh? But she's got a point though. Woman or not, Tara won't be safe in a male prison.