The short answer is ...
... no. Don't let that stop you from reading the full post though.
Far more men play chess than women and based on that simple fact, you could actually predict the differences we see in chess ability at the highest level. It's a simple statistical fact that the best performers from a large group are probably going to be better than the best performers from a small one. Even if two groups have the same average skill and, importantly, the same range in skill, the most capable individuals will probably come from the larger group.
The article goes on to discuss Elo scoring as well, something I've mentioned before and will come back to again.