It was first published from 1940 till 1945, when the first thirteen issues were produced. Art Widner is well known for the very long break he took from fanzines, but upon his return to activity in 1979 he resumed publication of YHOS till 2001, and issues 14 to 58 were released.
Contributors of writing in the 1940s included Glen Daniels, and George Ebey (Sappho).
Writing in the period of the 1970s till 2001 was contributed by John Bangsund (Scythrop), Linda Blanchard (Egoboodle), rich brown (Focal Point), Michael Farren, Don Fitch, Jane Hawkins, Lucy Huntzinger (Rude Bitch), Ray Faraday Nelson, Debby Notkin, Tom Perry (Quark), Andi Shechter, Roy Tackett, and Tom Whitmore.
Letters came from Charles Burbee (Shangri L'Affaires), and Alexis Gilliland, among others,